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*Founded by [[Everett L. Sanders]] in 1980, the World Boxing Hall of Fame is located in Southern California. Presently (2005) it has no permanent building.
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*Founded by [[Everett L. Sanders]] in 1980, the World Boxing Hall of Fame is located in Southern California.  
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*Since its inception it has never had a permanent location or museum, but recently (2005) it partnered with the 121-year-old [[Los Angeles Athletic Club]] in downtown Los Angeles, where it will establish its permanent home.
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*Plans to open a "Walk of Fame" museum in early 2006.
 
*It annual ceremony is usually held each October.
 
*It annual ceremony is usually held each October.
 
*Inductees traditionally received a [[Media:WBHOF.Plaque.jpg|plaque]] and [[Media:WBHOF.Medal.jpg|medallion]], as well as miscellaneous mementoes. Starting in 2004, a 12-inch tall bronze scuplture, entitled "The Prizefighter" and designed by artist and boxing trainer [[Steven Harpst]], is given to each inductee.
 
*Inductees traditionally received a [[Media:WBHOF.Plaque.jpg|plaque]] and [[Media:WBHOF.Medal.jpg|medallion]], as well as miscellaneous mementoes. Starting in 2004, a 12-inch tall bronze scuplture, entitled "The Prizefighter" and designed by artist and boxing trainer [[Steven Harpst]], is given to each inductee.

Revision as of 05:09, 22 July 2005

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  • Founded by Everett L. Sanders in 1980, the World Boxing Hall of Fame is located in Southern California.
  • Since its inception it has never had a permanent location or museum, but recently (2005) it partnered with the 121-year-old Los Angeles Athletic Club in downtown Los Angeles, where it will establish its permanent home.
  • Plans to open a "Walk of Fame" museum in early 2006.
  • It annual ceremony is usually held each October.
  • Inductees traditionally received a plaque and medallion, as well as miscellaneous mementoes. Starting in 2004, a 12-inch tall bronze scuplture, entitled "The Prizefighter" and designed by artist and boxing trainer Steven Harpst, is given to each inductee.
  • A souvenir program is given to all attendees.
  • Official Site

See also, WBHOF Members